Osama bin Laden's son added to US terrorist list

The United States has added one of deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's sons to its list of designated terrorists, the State Department said Thursday.

Egypt denies Bin Laden's son entry to the country

Egyptian authorities on Saturday denied entry to a son of al-Qaeda's late chief, Osama bin Laden, due to security reasons, sources at Cairo airport said.

Russia says it killed three al-Qaeda-linked commanders in Syria

Russia's recent airstrikes against al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria have killed three field commanders in the north-western province of Idlib, Russia's Defence Ministry said Thursday, citing...

Pentagon confirms death of senior al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

Airstrikes targeting senior al-Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan last month killed at least one of their intended targets, the Pentagon confirmed Friday.

Saudi-led alliance concerned by US legislation on September 11 suits

A Saudi-led Gulf alliance on Monday said it was “extremely worried” about the US Congress’ passage of legislation allowing families of those killed in the September 11 suicide hijackings to sue...

Yemeni officials say southern town recaptured from al-Qaeda

Forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government have recaptured a southern provincial capital from al-Qaeda militants, military officials said Sunday.

Syria's al-Nusra Front splits from al-Qaeda terrorist network

Al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, will split from the terrorist network and change its name to Jabhat Fatah al-Sham (Front for the Conquest of Levant), its leader said in a video on...

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for attacks on UN in Mali

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) Wednesday claimed responsibility for killing four United Nations staff members and injuring dozens during attacks on two UN sites in Mali.

Report: Al-Qaeda received 11 million dollars for Spanish reporters

More than 11 million dollars were paid to obtain the recent release of three Spanish journalists held by al-Qaeda in Syria, a report by a Turkish pro-government newspaper said on Monday.

Raids kill at least 16 from al-Qaeda linked al-Nusra Front in Idlib

At least 16 fighters, including a high-ranking official from the the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front were killed Thursday in air raids on Syria's north-western Idlib province, a monitoring group...

Al-Qaeda Syria branch seizes key village from regime forces: monitor

Islamist rebels led by al-Qaeda's Syria branch, al-Nusra Front, seized a key village loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and kidnapped dozens of people, a monitoring group reported Thursday...

Murder of Bangladesh gay rights activists claimed by al-Qaeda branch

A Bangladeshi extremist group affiliated with al-Qaeda on Tuesday claimed this week's killing of two gay rights activists.

Hadi loyalists take control of key Yemen city after al-Qaeda withdraw

Local forces loyal to Yemeni President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi Monday took control of government buildings in the south-eastern provincial capital of Mukalla after al-Qaeda forces withdrew overnight...

Suspected al-Qaeda insurgents kill 19 Yemeni soldiers

Insurgents linked to al-Qaeda on Saturday shot dead 19 government soldiers in an attack in southern Yemen, local residents said.

Protests simmer in north-western Syria despite al-Nusra crackdown

Activists in north-western Syria criticized Monday a worsening crackdown by al-Qaeda’s al-Nusra Front, following clashes in recent days which gave the extremists a stronger foothold in Idlib, the...